Parliamentary Friends of Co-operatives and Mutuals
Commonwealth Parliamentary Friends of Co-operatives and Mutuals
Parliamentary Friends of Co-operatives and Mutuals was formed in 2017 following the BCCM’s advocacy for bipartisan political support. The Group galvanises political support for co-ops and mutuals across the political parties. The group holds biannual meetings at Australian Parliament House to focus political attention on the sector.
The group’s co-Chairs are Ms Louise Miller-Frost and the Hon Kevin Hogan.
Contact the BCCM for more information.
NSW Parliamentary Friends of Co-operatives and Mutuals
The Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM) declared the June 9 meeting to discuss the formation of the first Parliamentary Friends Group for co-ops and mutuals in the New South Wales Parliament a milestone in awareness of this powerful and sustainable business model.
The Group has been established to represent the 750 NSW based co-ops and mutuals in the 57th Parliament of NSW. It will provide a forum for members of Parliament to meet and interact with mutual and co-operative businesses on matters relating to levelling the playing field for our sector.
The Group’s co-chairs are Clayton Barr MP, Gurmesh Singh MP and Jenny Leong MP.